Note: The following information is based on an initial review of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported to us. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, reporting of juveniles, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Aug. 19th – Aug. 20th

Arrest

Occurred 8:42 AM (8/19) – Lagrange St. / Beverly Rd.

While patrolling officers observed a vehicle with an invalid inspection sticker and executed a traffic stop. Upon identifying the driver, officers discovered that he did not have a valid Mass. driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension.

Larceny

Occurred between 10:00 AM (8/06) and 8:00 PM (8/13) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that sometime during the week, an unknown suspect stole his bike from his building’s basement. The victim informed officers that the only people with access to this area of the building are the six other tenants. The bike is described as a red men's 27 speed Garry Fisher Mountain bike with black strips. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 11:00 AM and 12:02 PM (8/19) – Boylston St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that two of his bikes had been stolen while locked to a street sign. The bikes are described as Giant hybrid mountain bikes; one red in color and the other white and green. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 7:56 PM (8/19) – Harvard Ave

Police responded to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that she did not receive a package she was expecting. The victim contacted the mail carrier and was notified that the package had been delivered a few days prior. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 2:59 AM (8/20) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny in progress at a local hotel. The reporting party, a hotel employee, stated that while she was taking a brief break outside of the hotel, she observed two male suspects run off with hotel property. Officers subsequently located the suspects and retrieved the stolen items. Both male subjects will be summonsed into Brookline District Court.

Burglary

Occurred 11:38 AM (8/19) – Stedman St.

Police responded to a report of a burglary. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting party who stated that an unknown suspect had entered her home and took her game console system and duffel bag while she was asleep. Officers believe the suspect used one of the bedroom windows as a point of entry. Police are following up on the case.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Aug. 18th

Arrest


Occurred 3:02 AM and 4:06 AM (8/18) – Washington St.


Police responded to a report of an erratic driver operating a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that he witnessed a motor vehicle strike a median and hit a sign and bushes. Upon arrival, officers observed evidence that was consistent with the witness’ statement and subsequently located the suspect. Based on officers’ observations of the driver’s intoxicated appearance, the subject was placed under arrest for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol.


Occurred 12:09 PM (8/18) – Boylston St. / Buckminster Rd.


While patrolling, officers observed a motor vehicle travel through a red traffic light and attempted to execute a traffic stop. The subject failed to stop for officers and a pursuit began of the subject. The subject came into contact with a cement pole and came to a stop. Officers subsequently placed the female subject under arrest and charged her with failure to yield for pedestrians in a crosswalk, failure to stop for police officers, failure to stop for a red light, operating after suspension, operating to endanger, and failure to stop for stop signs.


Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a motor vehicle


Occurred between 11:30 AM (8/17) and 9:36 AM (8/18) – Freeman St. / St. Paul St.


Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, officers observed a vehicle with a smashed passenger side window and contacted the owner of the vehicle about the incident. The victim reported a Roadmate GPS system missing from the vehicle. Police are following up on the case.


Fraud


Occurred between 12:15 PM (7/22) and 12:15 MP (8/12) – Alton Pl.


Police responded to a report of a fraud. The reporting party told officers that a local resident had become the victim of a check fraud in his jurisdiction. A female suspect forged and cashed two computer generated checks using the victim’s personal information. Police will be conducting a follow up investigation.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Aug. 16th – Aug. 17h

Larceny


Occurred between 8:00 PM (8/14) and 9:00 AM (8/15) – Fairbanks St.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that sometime during the weekend while his bike was outside in front of his apartment building, an unknown suspect stole his bike. The bike, described as a black PDX20 Matte was left unlocked during the time of the incident. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 5:59 PM (7/20) and 5:59 PM (8/12) – Boylston St.


Police responded to a report of a past larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that three of her packages that had delivered by FedEx had been stolen. The packages contained prescription medicine, a book, and a rug. None of the packages required a signature to be delivered. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred 6:19 AM (8/17) – Harvard Ave.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. The reporting party stated that when he went out to his car, he noticed another motor vehicle missing all four tires and immediately called police. Officers contacted the owners of the vehicle and informed them of the incident. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 2:40 PM (8/13) and 4:58 PM (8/17) – Lawton St.


Police responded to a report of a stolen package. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that she did not receive a package she was expecting. The victim contacted the mail carrier who informed her that the package was delivered a few days prior. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred 3:48 PM (8/17) – Beacon St.


Police responded to a report of an attempted extortion. The victim stated that while he was at work, he received a phone call from an alleged government agency employee who told him that if he didn’t pay money he owed right away, he was going to be placed under arrest. The suspect requested that he provide his credit card information to avoid being arrested. The subject did not provide any personal information to the caller. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 10:00 PM and 10:30 PM (8/17) – University Rd.


Police responded to a report of a larceny of a flower pot. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that her gray 30 inch plastic flower pot had been taken from the front of her house. The victim informed officers that she did not hear or see anything unusual during the time of the incident. A report was filed.


Malicious Damage


Occurred between 4:00 AM and 11:15 AM (8/16) – School St.


Police responded to a report of malicious damage to a school building. Upon arrival, officers observed one of the windows in the building completely shattered with a hole in the center. A school employee believes the damage occurred during the morning hours. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 5:00 PM (8/16) and 7:16 AM (8/17) – Glen Rd.


Police responded to a report of a malicious damage to a vehicle. The reporting party stated that as he was driving, he noticed another motor vehicle covered in a dry powdered chemical with a fire extinguisher next to it. Police contacted the owner of the vehicle who told officers that he did not know of anyone who would want to cause damage to his vehicle. A report was filed.


Motor Vehicle Theft


Occurred between 10:00 PM (8/15) and 7:45 AM (8/17) – Gibbs St.


Police responded to a report of a stolen motor vehicle. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated when she went to drive her vehicle; she discovered it missing from the parking lot she had parked it in. The vehicle is described as a gray Honda Civic with a bike rack attached to the rear. Police are following up on the case.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Aug. 16th – Aug. 17th

Larceny


Occurred between 8:00 PM (8/14) and 9:00 AM (8/15) – Fairbanks St.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that sometime during the weekend while his bike was outside in front of his apartment building, an unknown suspect stole his bike. The bike, described as a black PDX20 Matte was left unlocked during the time of the incident. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 5:59 PM (7/20) and 5:59 PM (8/12) – Boylston St.


Police responded to a report of a past larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that three of her packages that had delivered by FedEx had been stolen. The packages contained prescription medicine, a book, and a rug. None of the packages required a signature to be delivered. Police are following up on the case.


Malicious Damage


Occurred between 4:00 AM and 11:15 AM (8/16) – School St.


Police responded to a report of malicious damage to a school building. Upon arrival, officers observed one of the windows in the building completely shattered with a hole in the center. A school employee believes the damage occurred during the morning hours. Police are following up on the case.

Aug. 13th – Aug. 15th

Arrest

Occurred between 2:07 AM and 3:00 AM (8/14) – Horace James Cr.

Police responded to a report of a disabled motor vehicle in a town rotary. Upon arrival, officers observed a vehicle on the side of the road and two subjects sitting next to the vehicle. Based on officers’ observations of the driver’s intoxicated appearance, he was subsequently placed under arrest for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

Occurred 12:05 PM (8/14) – Olmstead Park

While on patrol, officers observed a motor vehicle being operated at an unreasonable high rate of speed, drive off road into a public park. The operator made a motion with the motor vehicle and intentionally attempted to strike a bicyclist in the park. Officers executed a traffic stop and subsequently placed the subject under arrest for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, operating to endanger, disorderly conduct, trespassing, restricted way violation, and marked lane violation.

Occurred 11:05 PM and 11:12 PM (8/15) – Roberts St.

Police responded to a report of a disturbance. The reporting party stated that he observed a group of subjects acting suspiciously around a parked SUV. Upon arrival, officers discovered a parked vehicle with a smashed driver’s side rear light. The owner of the vehicle was contacted immediately and the suspects were identified. Officers were able to determine who was responsible for the damage and subsequently placed the subject under arrest for malicious destruction of property.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred between 5:30 PM (8/12) and 6:32 AM (8/13) – Harvard Ave.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that sometime during the night; his vehicle had been broken into while being parked. The victim showed officers damage done to his vehicle and reported his black Pioneer car radio stolen.

Occurred 8:00 PM (8/14) and 8:00 PM (8/15) – Parkman St.

Police responded to a report of a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that when she returned to her vehicle which she had left parked in her assigned parking spot, she found her driver’s side door ajar. Upon further inspection, the victim discovered the battery cables of her vehicle had been disconnected. The victim did not report any missing items at this time. Police are following up on the case.

Graffiti Law

Occurred 4:53 PM (8/13) – Harvard St.

Police took a report of graffiti on a school building. Officers discovered multiple graffiti tags along the rear wall of the building spray painted in red, neon green, and aqua marine. Upon further inspection, officers found additional graffiti on the top area of the building written in purple. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 3:35 AM (8/14) – Dwight St.

Police responded to a report of graffiti. Upon arrival, officers observed graffiti on the side wall of a building spray painted in red. Police are following up on the case.

Fraud

Occurred between 2:56 AM and 3:25 AM (8/13) – Sewall Ave.

Police responded to a report of an identity theft. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that earlier that day she received a letter stating her application for a credit card was denied. The victim informed officers that she never applied for a credit card and believes an unknown suspect used her name and social security number. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

Occurred between 7:56 AM (2/01) and (8/14) – Babcock St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that while he was emptying his storage locker in the basement of his residence, he discovered multiple box sets of sports cards missing. The cards were last seen by the victim approximately six months prior and were secured with a lock which was also found missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 8:00 PM and 2:00 AM (8/13) – Harvard Ave.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that sometime during a party he attended, his wallet was stolen from one of the bedrooms. The wallet contained the victim’s driver’s license, social security card, credit cards, checks, and cash. The victim informed officers that several unauthorized charges had been made to his credit card. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 1:00 AM and 8:00 AM (8/13) – Summit Ave.

Police responded to a report of a larceny of a bicycle. The victim stated that sometime during the morning, his bike was stolen from the foyer area of his building. The bike is described as a Gary Fisher mountain bike. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 9:30 PM and 9:09 AM (8/13) – Babcock St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that when he went to use his motor vehicle, he discovered all four tires and rims had been taken from the vehicle. The vehicle had been parked in the parking lot of the victim’s residence which is an unexposed lot with unrestricted access. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 1:19 PM (8/13) and 1:19 AM (8/15) – Fuller St.

Police responded to a report of larceny. The victim stated that while she was not home, a potential buyer took her dresser from her apartment. She informed officers that the suspect was buying the dresser from her and that they had arranged for the money to be left with the victim’s roommate however the roommate never received any money. Officers will be conducting a follow up investigation.